Andrea Cuesta-Mosquera

Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS)

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

Germany

 

Phone: +49 341 2717 7397

Email: cuesta[at]tropos.de

Room: 213 (23.1)

 

Function

PhD student

 

Department

Department Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics

Working group

Tropospheric Aerosols

 

Research areas and interests

  • Atmospheric aerosols: physics and optical properties
  • Atmospheric aerosols field monitoring
  • Black carbon and brown carbon
  • Air pollution & environmental data analysis

 

Projects

  • Orientierende Erfassung von Black Carbon (BC) in Deutschland und Identifikation relevanter Quellen mit Chemie-Transport-Modellen
  • Zusatzbelastung aus Holzheizungen. Vergabe-Nummer Z 255/18, Az.: 1-0452/147/49

 

Publications

  • Cuesta-Mosquera, A., Mocnik, G., Drinovec, L., Müller, T., Pfeifer, S., Minguillon, M. C., Briel, B., Buckley, P., Dudoitis, V., Fernández-García, J., Fernandez-Amado, M., De Brito, J. F., Riffault, V., Flentje, H., Heffernan, E., Kalivitis, N., Kalogridis, A. C., Keernik, H., Marmureanu, L., Luoma, K., Marinoni, A., Pikridas, M., Schauer, G., Serfozo, N., Servomaa, H., Titos, G., Yus-Diez, J., Zioła, N. and Wiedensohler, A.: Intercomparison and characterization of 23 Aethalometers under laboratory and ambient air conditions: Procedures and unit-to-unit variabilities, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14(4), 3195–3216, doi:10.5194/amt-14-3195-2021, 2021.
  • Cuesta-Mosquera, A. P., Wahl, M., Acosta-López, J. G., García-Reynoso, J. A. and Aristizábal-Zuluaga, B. H.: Mixing layer height and slope wind oscillation: Factors that control ambient air SO2 in a tropical mountain city, Sustain. Cities Soc., 52(May 2019), 101852, doi:10.1016/j.scs.2019.101852, 2020.
  • Cuesta-Mosquera, A. P., González-Duque, C. M., Velasco-García, M. and Aristizabal, B. H.: Distribución espacial de concentraciones de SO2, NOx y O3 en el aire ambiente de Manizales, Rev. Int. Contam. Ambie., 34(3), 489–504, doi:10.20937/RICA.2018.34.03.11, 2018.

 

Curriculum vitae

Academic qualifications

Time

Title

Institution

2008-2013

B.Eng. Chemical Engineering

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

2015-2017

M.Sc. Chemical Engineering (specialization in Environmental Sciences)

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

2019-

Ph.D. student

TROPOS, Germany

 

Internships and teaching experience

Time

Title

Institution

09.2012 –

08.2013

Undergraduate exchange

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rouen, France

02.2013 –

07.2013

Professional internship. Activities: update and centralization of mass and energy balances of the industrial processes

ARKEMA, France

08.2016 –

10.2016

Research internship. Modelling and mineralogical analysis of SO2 and PM volcanic emissions

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México

08.2017 –

11.2017

Adjunct professor. Department of Chemical Engineering. Lecture: Separation Processes in Chemical Engineering – Undergraduate, 6 h/week

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

 

Research grants

Time

Title

Institution

2014-2015

Jóvenes Investigadores e Innovadores de Colciencias - Convocatoria 617 de 2013. Project: Study of the impact of volcanic fluid emissions in the air quality.

COLCIENCIAS, Colombia

2016-2017

Jóvenes Investigadores e Innovadores de Colciencias - Convocatoria 706 de 2015. Project: Assessment of the emission and dispersion of SO2 emitted by the Nevado del Ruiz volcano - Active and passive monitoring techniques.

COLCIENCIAS, Colombia

 

Languages

  • Spanish: Native
  • English: Advanced
  • French: Advanced
  • German: Basic